Bio: Laakso, Mr. & Mrs. Arne (Family gathering –1959)
Surnames: Laakso, Nichols, Granquist, Skutak, Ball, Wilkman, Potocnik
----Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 05/07/1959
Laakso, Mr. & Mrs. Arne (Family gathering - 3 MAY1959)
A family dinner was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Arne Laakso, route 2, Owen (Clark Co., Wis.), on Sunday, May 3rd, 1959. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Sol Laakso, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Laakso and Oscar, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Nichols and son, Jerry, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nichols and Darlene, Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Granquist and Kim, Mr. and Mrs. Emil Potocnik and family, and Mrs. John Potocnik Sr.
At two o’clock in the afternoon the guests witnessed the baptism of Darlene Marie Nichols at the Bethany Lutheran Church. Sponsors were Mr. and Mrs. William Skutak of Milwaukee. After the ceremony the guests returned to the Arne Laakso home and visited, after which a delicious lunch of ice cream and cake, the cake was beautifully decorated for this occasion.
In the afternoon additional guests joined the family reunion. They were Mrs. Mattie Ball of Marshfield and Rev. and Mrs. Karl Wilkman, and also the baby’s sponsors, Mr. and Mrs. William Skutak.
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